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Imran criticizes PML-N parliamentarian for rejecting amendment in Election Bill 2017 in NA

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf, Imran Khan has said that rejection of a proposed amendment in the Election Bill 2017 is shameful and it will bring shame for parliament and delivering demoralizing message to the nation. Imran Khan said this while sharing his views on twitter after the rejection of PPP proposed Election Bill […]

PM vows to continue cooperation on CPEC projects

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday said Pakistan and China share the vision of a peaceful neighbourhood and would continue to work together for the development and progress of the both Nations. Talking to Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou who led a delegation here at the PM Office, the Prime […]

Deadlock persists as sit-in protest continues

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The hundreds of activists and supporters of Tehreek Labaik Ya Rasool Allah continued on Tuesday the blockade of Faizabad Interchange for the 16th consecutive day. The stalemate between the government and the protesters is persisting as the fourth round of talks between the two sides ended inconclusively. The protesters have occupied the […]

Another disaster for Uber: Hackers stole data of 57 million customers

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

  Monitoring Desk New York: Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing firm ousted its chief security officer and one of his deputies for their roles in keeping the hack under […]

NA rejects PPP’s bill to bar disqualified person from heading political party

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): National Assembly (NA) has rejected a motion tabled on Tuesday concerning disqualified lawmakers who lead political parties, with 163 to 98 votes. The bill was earlier tabled in Senate and was adopted with 49 votes in favour and 18 votes against it. Today in the parliament, Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq announced that 163 […]

Naval Chief visits forward posts in Creeks area near Pak-India border

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi visited Pakistan Navy’s forward posts in the Creeks Area near Pak-India border, to review operational readiness of deployed Pak Marines. Upon arrival, Chief of the Naval Staff was received by Commander Coast, Rear Admiral Moazzam Ilyas. Onsite operational briefings were also given to […]

Global

Hariri returns to Lebanon for first time since quitting as PM

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk BEIRUT: Saad al-Hariri returned to Beirut for the first time after he resigned from the premiership in a televised statement from Saudi Arabia which created political unrest in Lebanon. Earlier on November 4, Hariri suddenly announced his resignation from the premiership of Lebanon and created political unrest in the country and makes the […]

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More than 100 militants of Shabaab group killed in US airstrike in Somalia

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: More than 100 militants of Shabaab group affiliated with Al-Qaeda terrorist’s organization in a US airstrike conducted in Somalia on Tuesday. The US Africa Command issued a statement and told that with the coordination of Federal Government of Somalia, the US Forces conducted an airstrike in Somalia “In coordination with the Federal Government […]

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Another disaster for Uber: Hackers stole data of 57 million customers

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

  Monitoring Desk New York: Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing firm ousted its chief security officer and one of his deputies for their roles in keeping the hack under […]

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Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe’s president

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

HARARE (Reuters): Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe Tuesday, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda told lawmakers, ending a 37-year rule defined by brutality and economic collapse. “I Robert Gabriel Mugabe in terms of section 96 of the constitution of Zimbabwe hereby formally tender my resignation… with immediate effect,” said speaker Mudenda, reading the letter. Earlier […]

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Suicide car bomb kills 24 in town north of Baghdad

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

KIRKUK (AFP): A suicide car bomber killed at least 24 people in an attack on a busy market in a town north of Baghdad on Tuesday, a security official said. Dozens more were wounded when the attacker blew up the vehicle in the middle of the fruit and vegetable market in Tuz Khurmatu, the official […]

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China banks on regional support amid ‘Indian threats’ to CPEC

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

BEIJING (Web Desk): China’s foreign ministry spokesperson Lu Kang has said that the country was hoping to receive wider approval and support for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) among the regional countries and the rest of the international community. Speaking to reporters during a regular press briefing on Monday, he said the multi-billion dollar project was […]

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Pakistan

Rejection of amendment bill in NA is not a victory of PML-N: Sheikh Rasheed

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chief of Awami Muslim League (AML), Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has said after the rejection of Election Bill 2017, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was aware regarding the rift in the party as more than 40 members of the party were not present in the assembly during the counting. This he said after the […]

Pakistan values multifaceted cooperation by China: Ahsan

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The 7th meeting of Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was held in Islamabad on Tuesday to review and approve various development projects in the mega development project. Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal and his Chinese counterpart jointly chaired the meeting. Around 150 high officials […]

Maryam tours NA-120 constituency, says Nawaz rules hearts

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Senior PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz paid a visit to NA-120 constituency in Lahore on Tuesday, stating that Nawaz Sharif still ruled the hearts of masses. Maryam Nawaz toured certain areas of NA-120 constituency with several party leaders by her side. Scores of PML-N supporters and workers thronged her vehicle as she stopped to […]

Chinese diplomats, army chief discuss regional security

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

RAWALPINDI (Monitoring Desk): Newly-appointed Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing and Special Envoy on Korean Peninsula Affairs of China Kong Xuanyou called on Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Tuesday. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the diplomats lauded Pakistan Army’s contributions to peace and stability in the region. […]

4 terrorists killed in FC operations in Turbat,Makran, funeral prayer performed over martyred soldier

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: According to ISPR, four terrorists were killed in two operations launched on Tuesday by Frontier Corps (FC) in Turbat and Makran. The details show that two terrorists belonging to a banned organization were killed in Turbat and 16 foreign hostages were rescued that were being held by the terrorists in Turbat. The […]

Foreign Funding Case: PTI fails to submit its reply to EC

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): After Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) failure to submit its reply in foreign funding case Election Commission has summoned the finance secretary while PTI was also ordered to submit petition in assessment of other parties’ funding. According to details four-member bence of EC headed by Abdul Ghafar Soomro heard the case. The lawyer of the […]

Afghanistan

12 civilians killed in Helmand airstrike

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: As many as 12 civilians were killed in an airstrike conducted in Musa Kala district of Helmand province on Monday. Former Deputy Chairman of Helmand council, Mullah Majeed Akhundzada told media persons that the airplanes targeted the house of a local resident, identified as Habibullah, on the bank of river in the […]

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Practical work on TAPI gas pipeline to start from next year

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Practical work on Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan and India (TAPI) pipeline would be started in Heart Province of Afghanistan in the next year said by the council of ministers of Turkmenistan while visiting the site area in Heart on Monday. The delegation of Turkmenistan council of ministers also promised to start some power distribution projects […]

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U.S., Afghan Forces Target Taliban Drug Labs

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

  Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: U.S. and Afghan forces conducted a series of strikes over the past 24 hours against Taliban drug labs, to target the revenue streams of the terrorists, according to the Resolute Support mission and U.S. Forces Afghanistan commander. The combined operations struck seven Taliban drug labs and one command-and-control node in northern […]

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US Deputy Defense Secretary Meets With Afghan Defense Minister

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

  Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan met with Afghanistan’s acting defense minister, Lt. Gen. Tariq Shah Bahrami, today in the Pentagon, Shanahan’s spokesperson said. In a readout following the meeting, Navy Cmdr. Sarah Higgins said both leaders reaffirmed their continued strong support for the U.S.-Afghanistan strategic partnership. “They discussed measures to support […]

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At UN Pakistan calls for unconditional dialogue between Kabul and Afghan Taliban

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

  Monitoring Desk New York:  At the United Nations, Pakistan said that neither side in the Afghan conflict can impose a military solution on each other and called for a negotiated end to the war. “Neither the Coalition and Kabul, nor the Afghan Taliban, can impose a military solution on each other”, Pakistan’s Ambassador to […]

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US, Afghan forces strike opium factories to curb Taliban funds

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

KABUL (Reuters): US and Afghan forces have launched joint attacks on Taliban opium factories to try to curb the insurgent group’s economic lifeline, officials from both countries said on Monday. US Army General John Nicholson showed videos at a press conference of targeted aerial strikes against what he described as Taliban drug factories. “Last night […]

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Business

PM vows to continue cooperation on CPEC projects

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday said Pakistan and China share the vision of a peaceful neighbourhood and would continue to work together for the development and progress of the both Nations. Talking to Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou who led a delegation here at the PM Office, the Prime […]

Another disaster for Uber: Hackers stole data of 57 million customers

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

  Monitoring Desk New York: Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing firm ousted its chief security officer and one of his deputies for their roles in keeping the hack under […]

Khushali Bank celebrates Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Khushhali Microfinance Bank celebrated Women’s Entrepreneurship Day and pledged to continue its support for women empowering and giving opportunities to them to establishing their owned businesses. Women Entrepreneurship Day is celebrated every year on 19th November. The basic aim of celebrating the World Women’s Entrepreneurship Day was to give respect to those […]

Govt intends to establish nine special economic zones under CPEC says Musadik Malik

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s Spokesperson, Musadik Malik has said that the government has planned to establish nine Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in all parts of country representing the federation, including Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. He said that the decision was taken in the Cabinet meeting on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which was presided […]

JCC meeting to kick off today

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The two-day meeting of 7th Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) between the two countries will kick off here on Monday (November 20). Ministry of Planning and Development Spokesman Asim Khan Sunday said on the inaugural day, high officials from both countries would not only review progress on […]

Weekly inflation decreases by 0.88%

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) based on weekly inflation for the week ended on November 17 for the combined income groups decreased by 0.88 percent as compared to the previous week. According to the latest data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Saturday, the SPI for the week under review in […]

Sports

Azhar Ali struggling to get rid of knee injury

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan opening batsman, Azhar Ali is likely to miss some matches as his knee injury will take some more time and the knee injury also ruled out him of the five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. The return to the team of Azhar Ali will likely be take more time as he […]

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Kohli equals Amla’s record

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk KOLKATA: Indian skipper Virat Kohli has scored a century in second innings of Test against Sri Lanka at Kolkata on Tuesday and equaled the record of South African batsman Hashim Amla of scoring fastest 50 international centuries. Both Kohli and Amla have achieved the record in 348 International matches. With this innings Kohli […]

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Qatar urge neighbors to allow its citizens to attend 2022 FIFA World Cup

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

Monitoring Desk DOHA: Hassan Al Thawadi, secretary general at Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy urged the four neighboring countries to separate the politics from sports and allow their citizens to attend the World Cup in Doha in 2022. This he said while talking to media persons on Monday in Doha. The committee is […]

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Bangladesh tackles illegal cricket betting with stadium raids

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

DHAKA (AFP): Bangladesh has launched a series of police raids to crack down on illegal betting in cricket stadiums that has gripped the country’s main Twenty20 competition, tournament officials said Saturday. Some 77 people have been thrown out of two cricket grounds in the cities of Dhaka and Sylhet in the past few days after […]

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Malik 54*, Hasan’s 5 for 20 seal thrilling Comilla win

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

DHAKA (Cricinfo): Comilla Victorians surged to the top of the points table with their fifth successive win, beating a strong Dhaka Dynamites side by four wickets. Hasan Ali’s five-for helped bowl out Dhaka for only 128 before Shoaib Malik’s unbeaten half-century coolly finished the chase in the last over. With nine required off the last […]

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Pakistan hockey will take years to regain its winning form, says PHF secretary

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Secretary Shahbaz Ahmed Senior has said that the national hockey team will require “at least a few years to regain their winning form”. While talking to Media News, the former Olympian said it was unfortunate that the players were not able to take part in some international events […]

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Fashion

Verna continues to rule box office in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Shoaib Mansoor’s movie Verna has continued to entertain the audience as it is continue to rule the box office in Pakistan. The Mahira Khan starrer Pakistani movie has earned more than Rs 20 million so far. The movie has also left behind Bollywood films as Ittefaq did business of Rs 2.50 crore […]

Mahira Khan wishes to work in Iranian movie

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistani Actress, Mahira Khan has said that she would love to work in an Iranian film. Mahira said this while talking to media at the Faiz International Festival on Tuesday at Lahore. Mahira Khan performed powerful roles both in Pakistani and Indian films now she unveiled her wish of work in Iranian […]

Padmavati: BJP leader announces Rs100 million head money for Deepika, Sanjay Leela

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: A senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Suraj Pal Amu has announced Rs100 million prize for the heads of director of Padmavati, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Deepika Padukone, who played the role of Padmavati in the film. He also threatened Ranveer Singh who plays the role of Allauddin Khilji in […]

Kapil Sharma to restart his show on Television

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Indian comedian Kapil Sharma is all set to return to the silver screen with his popular show The Kapil Sharma Show soon. Danish Khan, Executive Vice President and Business Head of Sony Entertainment Television told media that Kapil will be back very soon in full enthusiasm to entertain the people as he […]

India’s Manushi Chhillar crowned Miss World 2017

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Manushi Chhillar of Indian won the Miss World title and brought home the crown after 17 years when Priyanka Chopra was crowned in 2000. As per the Indian media, Manushi is a 21 year old medical student from Haryana and she competed against 108 other contestants to bag the title at the […]

Anil, Madhuri may reunite in upcoming movie ‘Total Dhamaal’

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The news was spread in the bolloywood town that Ajay Devgan replaced Sanjay Dutt in the Indra Kumar’s Total Dhamaal has excited the fans but now it has been rumored that Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit have been cast opposite each other in the movie which will be starting from next month. […]

Peshawar

DI Khan incident: Peshawar High Court hears petition

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Tuesday starts hearing of the petition filed by a girl who was reportedly made walk naked in her village in D I Khan. While talking to private news channel, head of the In Search of Justice organization said that the case has been brought to the Peshawar […]

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KGMC dean’s appointment against PMDC rules: Health experts say

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

Wisal Yousafzai PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet has approve female dean for Khyber Girls Medical Collage Peshawar while a resolution has also submitted in the provincial assembly for the amendment in MTI act and appointment of female dean in KGMC. Member Provincial Assembly from Qomi Watan Party Miraj Hamayun Khan had submit a resolution in […]

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Transgender day observed

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

PESHWAR (APP): Blue Veins and TransAction Monday observed National Transgender Day of Remembrance to honor those who have lost their lives or experienced violence because of their gender identity or gender expression. In a statement issued here by Blue Veins and TransAction said that the NGO along with sisters’ organizations are committed to continue support […]

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KP govt made all preparations for CPEC project, says Khattak

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR:Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has said that CPEC is a game changer project for the region requiring high level of preparedness. He said KP government made all preparations and took a number of concrete steps in this regard. He said information technology is the most important sector for CPEC enhancing productive […]

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Protest for release of a student held

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

F.P Report PESHAWAR: Lashing out at political administration of South Waziristan Agency, the office bearers of students’ organization asked the authorities concerned to instantly release the student of University of Peshawar being held under the collective territorial responsibility act of Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) some five months ago. A number of Waziristan Students Society members […]

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NAB KP distributes cheques among effectees

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Director General NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Brig (R) Farooq Naser Awan distributes cheques amounting to Rs. 4.709 Million amongst 07 affectees of Zohaib Garden, Mardan & Islamabad in a graceful ceremony held at NAB (KP). As per detail, several complaints were received at this Bureau against Amjad Ali Khan & others alleging […]

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Home Districts

Muqam meets affected girl’s family in D I Khan

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

F.P. Report D I KHAN: Advisor to the Prime Minster, Engineer Amir Muqam here Tuesday visited Garahmatt and met with the affected girl and her family. On this occasion he conveyed the messages of sympathy and solidarity sent by former Prime Minister, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and presented a cheque […]

Lack of facilities irk patients at THQ hospital Shabqadar

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

F.P. Report CHARSADDA: Patients and their attendants are compelled to drink contaminated water as the tube-well of the Tehsil Headquarter Hospital Shabqadar was dysfunctional from the past seven days. The hospital administration confirmed that the hospital tube well is dysfunctional from last seven days and we are aware that patients are facing problems in this […]

Parents seek school building for girls

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Social activists and residents of Timergara on Tuesday said the overcrowded classes at government girls’ centennial model higher secondary school Timergara spoke volume of the hollow claim of educational emergency in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Talking to The Frontier Post they demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, Lower Dir administration and high ups […]

Protests held against price hike of fertilizers

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: Growers of Hafizabad district have strongly protested against the increase in the price of DAP fertilizers and have called upon the government to decrease the rate for maximizing wheat production. Addressing press conference, Vice President Kissan Board Pakistan Aman Ullah Chattah has expressed his grave concern over the increase in the […]

Muqam meets affected girl’s family, presents Rs 200,000 cheque

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

F.P. Report D I KHAN: Advisor to the Prime Minister, Engineer Amir Muqam here Tuesday visited Garahmatt and met with the affected girl and her family. On this occasion he conveyed the messages of sympathy and solidarity sent by former Prime Minister, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and presented a cheque […]

Reham Khan Foundation to establish health centers in Lakki

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: Renowned journalist, Ms Reham Khan announced on Monday that her foundation would set up computer education and mother and child health centers in Lakki Marwat district. She was speaking at the opening ceremony of second Marwat Sports Gala at Children Park in Lakki city.  She along with former federal secretary […]

Article

It is never too late to mend

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

Muhammad Rahim Haqqani A few days ago all the Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa informed heads of all government and registered private educational institutions about the future strategy and policy for the upcoming examination system in the province. It noticed that question papers for grade 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th   […]

‘Relentless resistance’ lines should be set up on the ‘Turkey axis’

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

Ibrahim Karagul What do the Saudi Arabia-based fatwas that say fighting Israel is not permissible, UAE-based political statements that say “Israel is our little brother, the U.S. is our big brother,” the unfortunate approaches by men of religion along the lines of “We are redesigning the region together with the U.S.” tell us? What does […]

State Department claims that Russia is stronger than EU is blatant disinformation

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

Bryan MacDonald Across the west, the “Russian-aggression” theme is being promoted by vested interests to scare politicians and the public into agreeing to increases in defense spending. But a US State Department claim that Russia’s military strength eclipses that of European Union states is especially ludicrous. “The threat to [the West’s] collective security posed by […]

Is a military coup against Trump in the cards?

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2017

Finian Cunningham In an extraordinary US Senate hearing this week, lawmakers and military officials rounded on President Trump as being a danger to world peace due to his Commander-in-Chief powers for launching nuclear weapons. The highlight came when the hearing was told military officers have the constitutional right to disobey the president. This was, in […]

Sad state of the Middle East

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

Hatice Karahan I was recently in Doha to join a conference held by UCLA. The conference, titled “Enriching the Middle East’s Economic Future” and attended by significant international participants, addressed the future of the region in various aspects. Also, within this scope, a special session on “Turkey’s role in the Middle East” was held. Honestly, […]

Role of Turks and British in shaping Gulf history

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

Zekeriya Kursun How many books do we have on the Gulf and particularly on Saudi Arabia, which we have been frequently discussing as of late? How many dissertations have been written on the subject at our universities? The answer to these questions is embarrassing. We have no more than a couple of books and, unfortunately […]

Editorial

Economy’s turnaround?

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abassi, while inaugurating the second LNG terminal claimed that the economy has been turned around and today the gross domestic product GDP is vibrant at 5.3 percent. He hoped to sustain it and take it up to 6 percent in the next year. He said power shortages have been addressed with […]

Smear campaign

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

The disqualified Prime Minister had made the democracy a ridiculous joke. He constantly talk of people’s mandate but in the same breath speaks contemptuously about the judiciary and rule of law which is sine qua none of true democracy. He deliberately shows disrespect for this most important fundamental of democratic system.  Democracy does not mean […]

Redundant KP OGCL

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

Khyber Pukhtunkhwa is a very rich province in oil and gas reserves. The federal government Public Sector Corporation, OGDCL started the exploration work in the province in the year 2000 and made first discovery of oil and gas in Skardara in collaboration with Zewer Petroleum limited early 2001. The then Chief Executive of Pakistan General […]

Puny tax culture

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2017

Tax -to- gross domestic product (GDP) ratio has substantially declined over the past decade. The current tax-to-GDP ratio is 10.6 percent, whereas the desirable ratio must be at least 17 percent of the GDP. There is significant drop in the number of tax filers. About 65,000 Pakistani’s constitute hardly 6 percent of income tax filers […]

Sheer injustice

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

A provincial government source, on the condition of anonymity, revealed to the print media that the federal government has ignored all projects proposed by Khyber Pukhtunkhwa for financing under Pakistan-China Economic Corridor (CPEC). The KP government had proposed several projects for inclusion in CPEC, but the federal government did not say yes to any of […]

Startling disclosure

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

Chairman Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Muazamil Hussain, while Briefing the Public Accounts Committee, disclosed that Chinese conditions for financing $ 14 Billion Diamer-Basha Dam were not doable and against our interest. Pakistan has withdrawn the request to include this dam in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework after Beijing placed strict conditions, including […]

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